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山田孝之 1983-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 176 publications in 6 languages and 1,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Samurai films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Film remakes  Romantic comedy films  Swashbuckler films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Narrator, Production personnel, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 山田孝之
Jūsannin no shikaku = 13 assassins by Eiichi Kudō( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Denshaotoko by Zhengdian Cunshang( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of a true event, a shy nerd falls hard for a girl he rescues on a commuter train. Seeking advice on how to ask her out, he turns to the internet and begins soliciting help through an online forum
13 assassins by Takashi Miike( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Shin Zatōichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the outskirts of the town of Furukawa, blind masseur and master blade-slinger Zatoichi encounters one-armed Chinese martial artist Wang Kang and a young boy. Discovering that the pair are on the run from the corrupt local Samurai, murderers of the boy's parents, Zatoichi agrees to guide them to a nearby temple. Unfortunately, things are never that easy for the blind man, as he becomes entangled in in a struggle to save not only these two, but also the lives of the people they come across. When the situation worsens, Zatoichi may discover that his greatest enemy is not the men sent to kill the party, but Wang Kang and a lack of a common language between the two of them. As the crisis escalates, the two master swordsmen will find themselves alone in a confrontation where only one will walk away alive!" The 22nd movie in the series
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Kurōzu zero = Crows zero by Takashi Miike( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sazuran Boy's High School is the toughest school in Japan. Students fight for control almost every day but no one has ever managed a total takeover. The closest to it is Tamao Serizawa. Up against some seriously tough opponents - roadblocks and tragedy wait along the way, and danger is around every corner as a massive showdown comes to a head."--Container
Train man = Densha otoko( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. arrival of Japan's novel-comic-motion picture smash hit! Hopeless nerd Densha Otoko falls hard for the girl he rescued on the commuter train, and seeks dating advice from net-friends through an online forum - igniting an Internet phenomenon!
Kamogawa horumō = Battle league horumo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After failing the entrance exam and enduring 2 years of cram school, Akira Abe (Takayuki Yamada) finally gets accepted to the prestigious Kyoto University. One day on his way home with a friend, they meet a senior who invites them to a welcome party hosted by his club "Azure Dragon." With nothing to lose, they decide to go for the free food, and there, Abe meets Kyoko Sawara, the girl with the perfect nose, and falls head over heels for her. Abe drags his friend Takamura to join the club with him in hopes that he can get closer to the girl of his dreams. At first, the club appears to be an ordinary social club but the new members soon find out about the 1000 year-old tradition upheld by the four universities of Kyoto and the "Horumo" battle. The battle is fought between 10 players from each team with the players manipulating an army of 100 spirits (referred to as Oni) to fight the opponent. The members go through a rigorous training achieving the fluency of the Oni language as well as the indefinable gestures required to go along with it."--Www.amazon.com
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set contains seven adventures from the swordsman who comes fully armed with his trusty cane-sword, and a variety of cunning disguises
Terraformars( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sun light and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. 500 years later, the first manned mission to Mars loses contact with Earth, and a second ship is sent to investigate
Zatoichi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Tegami by Cilang Shengye( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by Higashino Keigo, this story is told from the perspective of a young man whose older brother was trying to help him get into university by stealing money to pay for tuition and accidently killed someone. As relatives of a criminal, the family suffers a great deal
13 assassins( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takashi Miike directs this larger-than-life samurai adventure set in mid-19th century Japan. Koji Yakusho stars as respected samurai warrior Shinzaemon Shimada, who gathers together 13 skilled assassins to bring down the evil Lord Naritsugu (Goro Inagaki), a merciless killer who gets his kicks from brutally murdering women and children. The film ends with a 45-minute battle sequence in which the 13 assassins take on an army of 200 men, dispensing with them in a profusion of inventive and surprising ways
Taiheiyō no kiseki : Fokkusu to yobareta otoko( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 1944, the Imperial Japanese Army Garrison on Saipan fight on after US forces capture most of the island. Captain Ōba Sakae and a small band of survivors refuse to surrender and continue to resist
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyōaku : the devil's path( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Feature film adaptation of a non-fiction crime book that led to the capture of the real culprit. Depicts a magazine journalist exposing unsolved murders, based on accusations from an inmate on death row. ... Magazine journalist Fujii (Yamada Takayuki) meets Sudo (Pierre Taki), a yakuza on death row. Fujii pursues the truth after Sudo confesses to three other murders, but says that that the main culprit is someone he calls his "teacher" (Lily Franky)."--J-Pitch JFDB
Monsterz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an unnamed man who possesses a special ability to manipulate others with his eyes uses his affliction to kill his abusive father, he is abandoned by his mother and cast out into the street... In the same part of town, Shiuchi Tanaka lives a poor and unremarkable existence with no family... One day, after a chance encounter brings shiuchi and the unnamed man together, his life quickly becomes extraordinary"--Container
Zatoichi the blind swordsman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the outskirts of the town of Furukawa, blind masseur and master blade-slinger Zatoichi encounters one-armed Chinese martial artist Wang Kang and a young boy. Discovering that the pair are on the run from the corrupt local Samurai, murderers of the boy's parents, Zatoichi agrees to guide them to a nearby temple. Unfortunately, things are never that easy for the blind man, as he becomes entangled in a struggle to save not only these two, but also the lives of the people they come across. When the situation worsens, Zatoichi may discover that his greatest enemy is not the men sent to kill the party, but Wang Kang and a lack of a common language between the two of them. As the crisis escalates, the two master swordsmen will find themselves alone in a confrontation where only one will walk away alive!"
Jûsan-nin no shikaku 13 morilcev by Eiichi Kudō( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cult director Takashi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition) delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era. 13 Assassins - a "masterful exercise in cinematic butchery" (New York Post) - is centered around a group of elite samurai who are secretly enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord to prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war torn future
13 asesinos Jûsan-nin no shikaku( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La época de paz del Japón feudal se ve amenazada por la ascendente carrera en el poder de lord Naritsugi, el despiadado hermano del Shogun. Un oficial del shogunato, harto de sus excesos, pedirá secretamente al samurái Shinzaemon que reúna un grupo de hombres para asesinarle y restablecer el orden
 
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Takayuki Yamada acteur

Takayuki Yamada actor japonés

Takayuki Yamada attore e cantante giapponese

Takayuki Yamada Japanese actor

Takayuki Yamada Japans acteur

Takayuki Yamada penyanyi Jepang

Takayuki Yamada ureueng meujangeun Jeupun

Yamada, Takayuki.

Yamada Takayuki 1983-

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山田孝之

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